September 9, 1961 Bill Lindermuth scores a pair of touchdowns and Lehighton's defense forces six turnovers in posting a 26-0 victory over Jim Thorpe. Lindermuth reaches the end zone on a one-yard run and a 31-yard pass from Larry Stout. The Indians' quarterback also tosses a 55-yard scoring strike to Mike Novatnack. The winners, coached by Tom Faulkner, add a 22-yard TD run from Paul Keiser. Walt Fisher contributes a pair of interceptions on defense to help the Tribe record the shutout.
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